How Does Your Blood Pressure Affect Your Brain?

The American Heart Association wants us to think about blood pressure—but not for the reasons you may think. In a…

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CDC Partners with Universities to Study Superbugs

Washington University and the University of Michigan are just two of the schools working in collaboration with the Centers for…

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Can Stress Sabotage Your Healthy Eating Habits?

We tend to think that when we make good choices about the foods we eat, good things are bound to…

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Can Simple Stretching Exercises Support a Healthy Heart?

When it comes to heart health, even small changes in your daily routine can bring about positive changes and help…

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Air Pollution and Your Brain: New Study Finds Potential Link to Alzheimer’s

Magnetite doesn’t sound like something you want in your brain, but it was found to be “abundant” in the brain…

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A Break in Exercise May Impact a Healthy Brain

Even a short break from regular physical activity can have a profound impact on your health. Your heart, lungs and…

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Study: Diet More Effective than Drugs for Heart Health

We know from previous studies that following a Mediterranean-style diet may help reduce the risk of heart attack, stroke and…

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Oily Fish 2x Weekly May Support Eye Health in Diabetics

People with type 2 diabetes often suffer from diabetic retinopathy, which causes tissue damage in the eyes and may cause…

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Is Travel the Key to Happiness and a Healthy Mind?

Researchers at the Tohoku University Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer (IDAC) are taking an innovative approach to finding out…

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Are Those Extra Pounds Adding Years to Your Brain?

Obesity has been linked to countless health problems including heart disease, diabetes and even a shorter lifespan. Now, researchers at the…

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Moderate Exercise Reduces Heart Disease Risk in Younger Women

Heart disease is still the leading cause of death in the United States, killing 1 in 4 women every year.…

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Study: Americans Have Gotten Shorter, Heavier

Tall people seem to have it made. Not only do they tend to be healthier, smarter and more successful than…

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Study Links Omega-3 with Bowel Health

Countless studies point to the health benefits of fish-derived Omega-3 fatty acids, which is why many experts recommend adding more…

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Can Our Gut Bacteria Predict Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Two new studies point to a link between the gut microbiome and rheumatoid arthritis—an autoimmune disorder characterized by widespread inflammation…

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Simple Daily Stretches May Help Ease Menopause Symptoms

Although menopause is a natural transition that happens to all women, the symptoms that go along with it—including hot flashes,…

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